GM Metro/Sprint 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Ignition Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the steering column from the vehicle and mount in a table vise.
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  3. Remove ignition switch mounting bolts. Using a hammer and chisel, create slots on the top of the mounting bolts, then remove the bolts with a screwdriver.
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  5. Turn key in ignition switch to ON and remove switch from steering column.
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To install:
  1. Position the oblong hole in the steering shaft so that it is visible thorough, and in the center of the hole in the steering column.
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  3. Install ignition switch to column with the ignition key still in the ON position.
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  5. Turn the key to the LOCK position and remove the key from the ignition switch.
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  7. Align the ignition switch hub with the oblong hole in the steering shaft. Rotate the shaft to ensure that the steering shaft is locked.
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  9. Install new break-away head bolts to ignition switch and tighten until break-away heads break off.
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  11. Turn ignition key to ON position and check that the shaft rotates smoothly. Remove the column from vise.
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  13. Install steering column in vehicle.
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